Wellington

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Wellington

  1. Any of several places in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset; or a select number of countries.
  2. The capital of New Zealand.
  3. (politics, New Zealand, slang) by extension, the Government of New Zealand.
  4. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, British soldier and statesman.
  5. A habitational surname from the places in England.
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Etymology 2[edit]

A pair of Wellington boots

Named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who wore and popularised this style of boot.

Noun[edit]

Wellington (plural Wellingtons)

  1. (military, fashion) A Wellington boot
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Etymology 3[edit]

Generalization from beef Wellington

Noun[edit]

Wellington (plural Wellingtons)

  1. Meat baked in a puff pastry.
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Proper noun[edit]

Wellington f

  1. Wellington (capital of New Zealand)